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Penelope

Penelope

by Tom Stoppard

Publisher Faber & Faber

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  • Hardcover


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About the book

Let others sing of war and a hero buffeted by fate. I sing of marriage and a marriage bed, and the endurance of love.

With an introduction by the author, this is Tom Stoppard in the voice of Odysseus's wife recalling how the Trojan War 'took away my husband for ten years, and ten more coming the long way home', and Odysseus's dramatic arrival back on Ithaca.

Weaving Homeric tropes with the wry wit of a woman of our time, Penelope tells this still vibrant love story from the oldest poem in Western literature.

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About the Author

Tom Stoppard

Tom Stoppard is the author of such seminal works as Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, Travesties, Every Good Boy Deserves a Favor, Arcadia, Jumpers, The Real Thing, and The Invention of Love.

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    Pristine first edition. The book is paperbound with no damage. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket.

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